This degree is subject to validation
This programme provides an inclusive, current and versatile curriculum of study which reflects the needs of the football industry for postgraduate students, with options to study either full or part time. The course looks to support the continuing professional development of football coaches and those working in football or a closely related field.
More than ever football is driven by statistics and analysis. From a players’ fitness to their in-game attributes, numbers play a huge part in the modern game. This programme will take an in-depth look at the numbers that make the game tick, alongside theoretical and practical coaching disciplines.
The course will enable students to develop a systematic and in-depth understanding of knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights for the advanced study of football coaching and analysis.
Students will utilise their advanced knowledge and understanding of football coaching to help them deal with complex issues systematically and creatively, problems, and communicate their conclusions clearly.
The majority of classes for this programme will be taught in the state-of-the-art facilities at Belle Vue Sports Village in order to allow a combination of practical and theoretical learning. All UCFB Etihad Campus students have access to the array of first-class UCFB facilities in the Etihad Stadium and surrounding Etihad Campus.
Graduates of the MSc Football Coaching & Analysis * programme will be awarded degrees by our esteemed academic partner institution, Bucks New University.
Our MSc Football Coaching & Analysis modules have been developed in order to give you the best preparation for a leadership career in the football industry.
Career prospects include highly sought-after careers within a professional and semi-professional football team such as a coaching, match and performance analyst or operations manager at multidisciplinary teams. UCFB’s unique personal development programme monitors each student throughout the three-year course, enabling us to know each student’s needs and expectations.
This ties in with students’ career development, ultimately leading to them finding the right place within the football and sports business. For those who wish to extend their studies at the end of their degree, opportunities to study at Masters level will be encouraged.
Designed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within football and sport, this unique programme allows students to study a Masters degree online.
A first for UCFB, students now have the opportunity to study UCFB’s esteemed MSc International Sport Management programme, usually taught on campus, in a full, online delivery format.
The programme has been developed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within the core functional departments of football and sport.
UCFB’s unique MSc International Sport Management (Online) provides an unparalleled educational and experiential opportunity for aspiring sports leaders. This pioneering programme has been developed as a transformational journey suited for graduates of all disciplines, as well as for current professionals working within various sectors of the football and sports industry, for example in management, marketing or operations.
Graduates of the MSc Sport Management (Online) programme will be awarded degrees by our esteemed academic partner institution, Bucks New University.
The specificity of sport, with its high media coverage and numerous stakeholders, requires managers to have uniquely honed business skills and an in-depth knowledge of the principles of sport management.
The programme has been developed for those with aspirations towards senior management positions within the core functional departments of the sport management industry, spanning business development, marketing, finance, operations and media.
The international elements of this degree provide students with the skills and experience to progress in a multi-billion-pound global industry.